March 8, 2024: Weekend Update

“I am but a weak and helpless child, yet it is my very weakness which makes me dare to offer myself, O Jesus, as victim to Thy Love.”


~ St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face


Handy Links:

  1. Parish Website
  2. Online Giving
  3. Eucharistic Adoration Sign-up
  4. Acolyte Schedule
  5. Altar Server Schedule
  6. Lector Schedule
  7. Catholic Youth Sports
  8. Cub Scout Pack 128
  9. Retreat Schedule


March 10, 2024 Bulletin

Bulletin Advertisers Quarter 1

Marian Mantle Flyer 2024

Cathedral Parish Mission Flyer

Something Super Flyer 2024


RCIA: Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting Human Dignity

All are welcome to join in the RCIA class on Mon, March 11th from 7-8:30pm in Kaczmarek Hall. Our topic will be “Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting Human Dignity” taught by Fr. Schwenka.

Volunteer Bedmakers

Volunteers are needed to help make beds at the Waverly Retreat Center. This is a great opportunity for students needing to complete service hours. Opportunities: Mon, April 29th from 9-10:30am and 7-8:30pm. To sign up, click HERE.

Eucharistic Adoration

The following hours are still open for adoration. Please consider taking an hour. The link to the online sign-up HERE and is on our website:  Home>Authentic Worship>Adoration

Open Holy Hours: 

Sat 9-10am, 3-4pm

Pink Sisters Available Holy Hours

Pink Sisters are in need of adorers to cover the following holy hours:

Mondays: 1pm, 4pm;

Tuesdays: 2pm;

Fridays: 9:45am, Noon, 2pm;

Saturdays: 6:30pm;

Sundays: 4pm, 6pm.

Call Tabby at 402-499-6028 with questions or to accept an hour.

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No School

There will be no school on Mon, March 11th for a Teacher Workday.

St. Teresa School Job Opportunities

St. Teresa School is hiring the following positions for the 2024-2025 school year: Teacher Assistant (PT), Secretary (PT), Middle School Science Teacher (FT or PT), Primary Grade Teacher, Director of After School Care Program. For more information or to set up an interview, please contact the school office at 402-477-3358.

Walk the Little Way

Walk the Little Way kicked off on Mon, Feb, 26th. Goal: $50,000. Click HERE to donate.

St. Teresa School Enrollment Open

Enrollment (Preschool—8th grade) in St. Teresa School for the 2024-2025 school year is currently open. Please go to and follow the instructions provided.

Opportunity Scholarship of NE

This program enables students from lower-income families, students with special needs, students who experience bullying, students from military families, students in foster care, & students who are denied option enrollment by public schools to access scholarships to attend private school. See for more information. See  for diocesan and parish scholarship opportunities or call the school office at 402-477-3358.

School Lunches:

Monday, March 11th: NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, March 12th: Corn Don, Baked Beans, Fruit

Wednesday, March 13th: Chicken Fajita, Peppers, Onions, Rice, Fruit

Thursday, March 14th: Breaded Beef, Potatoes & Gravy, Roll, Fruit

Friday, March 15th: Golden Pizza, Greeny Greens, Irish Apples

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St. Teresa Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop made $2,165 last weekend.

March 8-9:                Half Price Sale

March 15-16:             Bag Sale

March 22-23             Remaining Merchandise is Free

March 29-30:            Closed

April 5-6:                   Reopens with new Spring/Summer merchandise

Hours for business:

Fridays 4-8 and Saturdays 9-3

Please donate during business hours.










Good Friday Collection

Pope Francis has asked Catholics to support the Pontifical Good Friday Collection, which helps Christians in the Holy Land. Your support is essential to help the Church minister in parishes, provide Catholic schools, & offer religious education. This collection also helps to preserve the sacred shrines of Christianity, including Jerusalem, Nazareth, & Bethlehem. For more information about Christians in the Holy Land, visit  www. or

Mass Intentions Donations Now Available Through Online Giving

It is now available to make a donation for a Mass Intention through our Online Giving.  Scan the QR Code and select the “Mass Intention” Fund. Please choose the “one-time payment” option only. Then please email and let her know you’d like to schedule a Mass. Please indicate if the person is living or deceased and  specify if you have any preferred dates of Mass Times. Also let her know if you made a donation online.



 Lector, Acolyte, EMHC, Usher Meeting

All lectors, acolytes, EMHCs, & Ushers are invited to a meeting at the Pink Sisters on Sat, March 23rd. We will have a social time with coffee & rolls following the 7am Pink Sisters’ Mass. The meeting will begin at 7:45am. There will be a short talk with the meeting lasting no longer than 30 minutes.

Grand Group

We will meet at Knights of Columbus Hall on Tues, March 12th, 1pm to plan our Grand Group events for the coming year. Come help us choose a variety of activities.  All are encouraged to bring your ideas!

S.T.A.G.E. Auditions

STAGE will hold auditions for its summer musical, Something Super!, March 15, 22-24 for students ages 10-high school. Visit for details. Rehearsals will run through May & June with performances June 21-23, 20-30.

St. Teresa Women’s Event

Ladies, come and join your fellow parishioners for a field trip to the Pink Sisters Adoration Chapel (1040 S Cotner Blvd) on Mon, March 17th, 6:30pm. The evening will include a tour of the entrance, vestibule, and bookstore, an informational presentation in the Aurora meeting room, and, of course, a visit to the Adoration Chapel. Parishioner Joan Tasler looks forward to hosting you!


Fish Fry Meals Delivered

If you would like a member of St. Teresa Knights of Columbus to deliver you a Fish Fry meal on Fridays during Lent, please contact Gary Luebbert at 531-739-9283. This is a free service to the older or less mobile members of our parish who might not otherwise be able to travel to the Knights of Columbus Hall for our weekly Fish Frys.

Lenten Series on the Eucharist

In this year of the Eucharist Revival, the priests of St. Teresa Parish will lead a 3-part Lenten Series on the Eucharist. Each session will include a short video from Bishop Robert Barron who offers insights into the mystery of Christ’s presence in our lives and the centrality of the Eucharist. We will study the reality of the Eucharist as a sacred meal, the sacrifice necessary for communion with God, and the real presence of Christ. The Lenten series will be held March 10 from 7-8pm in Kaczmarek Hall. You may attend as many or as few of the sessions as you would like.

St. Veronica Ministry

If you are experiencing or have experienced a miscarriage, we want to offer you our support, prayers, & love as a parish family. Please fill out the Google Form on > Compassionate Service > Family & Social Ministries > Veronica Ministry. Please complete as much or as little information as you would like and we will be in touch. You may also call the parish offices at 402-477-3979. Please note that we are unable to offer medical advice. All medical questions should be referred to your physician.


Altar Society Prayer Line

An Altar Society Prayer Line has been established to lift up our prayers to God as a parish community. Leva Orationes Deo is Latin for lift up prayers to God.  Requests can be made by e-mailing or by calling (the first caller on the list) Mary Pat McBride at 402-314-1296. All intentions will be sent by e-mail to the Altar Society e-mail list. If you want to participate in the phone prayer line, please contact Mary Pat.


Planned Parenthood Rosary & Mass

Every Tuesday 9:30—10:30am at 5632 S. 48th Street, Lincoln. Pray for an end to abortion with fellow Catholics every Monday. Rosary: 9:30am outside Planned Parenthood. Mass: 10am at the Right to Life Center


Parish Office | 402-477-3979

General Hours: 9am-4pm Mon-Thu

The parish office is closed on Fridays.

  • Jeanne Kee: Financial Secretary

Mon-Thurs: 9-4 |

  • Theresa Kottwitz: Parish Secretary

Mon-Thurs: 9-2 |

  :: Job Opportunities ::

St. Teresa School Job Opportunities

St. Teresa School is hiring the following positions for the 2024-2025 school year:

  • Teacher Assistant (Part Time),
  • Secretary (Part Time PT),
  • Middle School Science Teacher (FullTime or Part Time),
  • Primary Grade Teacher, Director of After School Care Program.

For more information or to set up an interview, please contact the school office at 402-477-3358.


Cathedral of the Risen Christ: Send resume for all positions to For the Assistant Principal position, please also include a cover letter and references.

    1. Assistant Principal: Duties include developing a mentoring program, overseeing special education and 504s, evaluation of teaching staff, and collaboration with the leadership team. Candidates must have a Nebraska Administrative certificate or be eligible for a provisional certificate.
    2. Teacher, 7th Grade English (2024-2025 School Year): The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator, a team player, and has a passion for teaching in a Catholic School.
    3. Teacher, 6th Grade (2024-2025 School Year): The Cathedral of the Risen Christ School seeks a dynamic 6th grade teacher who is Christ-centered and thrives in a collaborate environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong instructional background and a love of teaching math.


St. Patrick Catholic Church:

Parish Secretary: St. Patrick Catholic Church is accepting applications for the Parish Secretary position. A successful candidate is a person who is driven by the Catholic faith and willing to fulfill the vision and mission of St. Patrick Church. The parish secretary serves the parish as a hospitable point of contact for the needs of parishioners, parish organizations, and the school. This person must be able to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality, possess strong communication skills, be detail-oriented, good at multi-tasking, willing to learn, and a problem solver. For a complete listing of duties or if wanting to apply, please contact the rectory at 402-466-2752

Pius X Employment Opportunities: For more information on positions or to apply, go to

      1. Maintenance Technician: The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and general preventative and repair work. This position is open now.
      2. Head Girls Golf Coach
      3. Assistant Girls Golf Coach
      4. Head Softball Coach


St. Joseph School Job Opportunities

Spanish Teacher: Effective immediately, St. Joseph Catholic School, Lincoln, NE, is seeking a faith-filled, dynamic Spanish teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. Full or part-time available. Must have a solid working knowledge of Spanish (fluency preferred) and age-appropriate means of promoting language development for all grades PreK-8. Strong skills in communication, collaboration, and relationship-building are essential. The position involves furthering the mission of St. Joseph Catholic School by contributing to a positive Catholic learning environment. Start date September 2023. Salary based on educations background and experience. Please send resume, references from educational supervisors, teaching philosophy, and why you would like to work in a Catholic school to

Catholic Social Services

Childcare Staff Openings: Catholic Social Services is hiring full-time and part-time childcare teachers for their childcare center. Especially seeking applicants with a degree or childcare experience who want to share their Catholic faith with young children. Visit for more information or to apply.


Pius Musical: Children of Eden

Join us for our 2024 Pius musical, “Children of Eden” on March 21st – 24th. This beautiful and impactful show explores our relationship with the Heavenly Father, with each other, and the consequences of our free will choices. Tickets are available by clicking HERE.


Marian Mantle

Come join us and Mary, Our Sorrowful Mother, in praying for our prodigal children to return to the faith. We are the Marian Mantle Silent Strength Prayer Group. We bring our prodigals to Our Lady of Sorrow and ask Her to lead them home. We pray for Her mantle to cover them with Her protection and care while they are gone. We pray as a group and let the Holy Spirit and Our Blessed Lady handle the rest. We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 4pm in Rectors Hall of the Cathedral of the Risen Christ. Questions or concerns, contact Kathy Neugebauer at 402-423-3810 or


Lenten Mission

St. Mary’s in David City is hosting a parish mission on March 19, 20, 21. 6pm: Bounce house & games in gym; 7pm: Praise & Worship (music by Danny Leger) in the church. Special speakers: Fr. Bill Holoubek, Fr. Alan Phan, & Fr. Carson Kain. Prayer teams will be available.

Confirmation Retreat

Confirmed for Mission for confirmands & at least 1 parent (Sponsors welcome) on Mar 23rd at Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 10am-4pm. $20/person (lunch provided). Details or to register visit or contact or call 402-473-0631.


Catholic Daughter of the Americas

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Charles Court, Lincoln will be hosting a Baby Shower for Birthright, St. Gianna’s, and The Women’s Care Center on Tues, March 19th at the Knights of Columbus Hall (6044 South St) at 7pm. Bring a baby or toddler gift or a free-will offering. RSVP stating your name to Cassie Chandler at or 402-310-7799.

Walk for Freedom

Join I’ve Got a Name (end to sex trafficking) as we walk from NE Union, Broyhill Fountain, to the NE State Capitol! Registration cost: $25 ($15 for students). Cost includes T-Shirt & Valentino’s Pizza. The walk begins at 10am. Click HERE to learn more and to purchase tickets to the event. Invite family and friends to join you!

Eucharistic Revival Holy Hours

All are invited to join the Christ the King Sisters at Villa Regina Motherhouse, 4100 SW 56th St, for Eucharistic Revival Holy Hours. Join in adoring Jesus, truly present in the Eucharist, on the following dates: Apr 7, & May 12. All holy hours begin at Noon except Divine Mercy Sunday, April 7th which will begin at 3pm.



Come and See

St. Gregory the Great is hosting a Come and See Weekend on March 8-10, 2024! The weekend begins Friday evening and concludes after Mass on Sunday. Open to high school juniors and senior boys as well as college students. A $10 donation to help with food expense. For more information or to register, click HERE.

Men on Fire Men’s Conference

Take back what belongs to you. It’s time to live the life that God intended for you! Join Bart Schuchts from Church on Fire, March 16th at St. Mary’s, Denton. Mass at 8am, Conference 9am-3pm, Exposition & Confession 3-4pm. A $25 registration includes lunch & refreshments. For more info, call St. Mary’s Parish Office at 402-797-2105, go to https://www.osv

Soup & Potato Bar

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, St. Joseph Parish Altar Society invites you to a Soup and Baked Potato Bar from 5-7:30pm in Resurrection Hall on Fri, March 15th. Baked potatoes with toppings, mac’n’cheese, soup & dessert will be served. Freewill offering.

Lenten Mission with Bart Schuchts

Join St. Michael’s Parish for their Lenten Mission, March 18, 19, 20, at 7pm with presenter Bart Schuchts. Following a desperate plea to God, while sitting in an NFL locker room, Bart had a powerful encounter with the Father’s love that transformed his life forever. He is the founder of Church on Fire & an associate of the John Paul II Healing Center in Tallahassee, FL.

Sidewalk Advocate Training

We need both Sidewalk Advocates & Prayer Partners. Join our next Sidewalk Advocate Training on Sat, March 16th 10:30am04:30pm. Register in advance by contacting Lisa McInerney at or 402-525-9360. A $15 fee covers the cost of the workbook & training expenses. Location given when registering.

Pius X High School Summer Camps

The summer camps offered by Pius X are now open for registration! Learn more and sign up at Camps include math, performing arts, and various athletic options for a variety of ages.

Emmaus Institute, Shrouded in Mystery

The Emmaus Institute for Biblical Studies is excited to offer a half-day seminar on the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus & the Shroud of Turin, “Shrouded in Mystery”. The seminar will feature keynote presentation by Shroud expert, Jim Bertrand, and a life-size replica of the Shroud. The event will be held at St. Gregory the Great Seminary on Sat, March 16, 9am. For more information or to register visit

Easter Tuesday Pilgrimage

Join an Easter Tuesday Pilgrimage to Gower, MO, Benedictines of Mary and incorrupt, Sr. Wilhelmina, on Tuesday, April 2nd. (Easter Monday Pilgrimage is full.) Begin at St. Michael Church in Lincoln with 7:00 a.m. Mass and stop at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, MO. Prayers throughout the day. Return by 6:15 p.m. Cost of $70 includes charter bus, snacks, and lunch. Make your reservations early at or call Good Counsel Retreat House at 402-786-2705.


Hearts Restored: Post-Abortion Healing Ministry

Find hope & healing with Hearts Restored. This post-abortion ministry will accompany you on your unique healing journey, offering mentorship, individual counseling, group settings, retreats, spiritual support, & more. Call Hearts Restored hotline at 402-783-HOPE (4673) or email the confidential, secure inbox at Learn more at

Fish Fry Finder

Go to the Spirit Catholic Radio Fish Fry Finder at to find a Fish Fry in your area. Cost, times, and menus are listed.

Father/Son Program

“In His Image”, a Father/Son Program for boys (ages 10-14) and their fathers will be held Sat, March 9th, Noon-3pm at John XXIII Diocesan Center and virtually. This program is designed to educate boys on growing up and becoming a man. For more information and to register, go to

40 Days for Life

40 Days for Life will run Feb 14-March 24 during Lent. We prefer to have at least 2 individuals praying on the sidewalk at a time. Those living in or close to Lincoln, we ask that you consider a weekly commitment to pray on the sidewalk. See for more information.

Masses of Healing

All are welcome to attend the 2024 Masses of Healing at John XXIII Diocesan Center (3700 Sheridan Blvd) on the following Sundays: June 23rd, Sept 8th, Dec 8th. Schedule for the day:

     1:15pm: Confessions Begin

     1:30pm: Divine Mercy Chaplet

     1:50pm: Blessing of Articles

     2:00 pm: Healing Mass

Abortion on Demand in NE?

A petition, “Abortion Rights,” is circulating to amend the NE Constitution on the Nov ballot to allow for abortion on demand up to birth. Visit for more information, materials, or ideas on how to protect the unborn and stop this amendment.

54 Day Novena for Life

The 54 Day Novena for Life will be from Ash Wednesday-Divine Mercy Sunday. The first 27 days are in petition for conversion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus & protection of life in Nebraska. The final 27 days, which includes the Divine Mercy Novena, is in thanksgiving. Learn more at

 Young Adult Women’s Retreat

“Back to the Garden: Healing the Feminine Heart with Jesus, the Bridegroom” is a Young Adult Women’s Retreat on April 19-21 at the Waverly Retreat Center, with Fr. Cole Kennett & Sarina Stokes. Click HERE to register.

Marian Camp 2024

Camper & Counselor registrations open Jan 20th. Camp sessions: June 23-26 and June 28-July 1. Cost: $200 for 1st camper; $150 for 2nd camper. Camp is for girls entering 6th-9th grades. Camp located at Camp Kateri Tekakwitha, McCool Junction. Financial Aid available Dec 11-Jan 8. See or scan the QR Code for more info or to register as a camper or counselor.

Catholic Artist Guild Schedule

All Catholic Artist Guild meetings are held in Resurrection Hall, St. Joseph Parish, Lincoln, from 9am-Noon. All meetings include prayer & fellowship. All are welcome to come and check us out! The schedule is as follows: April 13th: Artist Show & Tell: Come, bring your art, & share it with other artists in the guild, while learning about their skills & trades. July 20th: Art Techniques: Come visit stations & learn from other artists about their specific techniques in a variety of media.


LDCCW Convention

A warm thank you & many prayers & blessings upon each of you for the work you do in your parishes. All ladies are welcome to attend the LDCCW Convention at John XXIII Center on Fri evening, April 26 & Sat, April 27 from 9am-3pm. For more information or to volunteer to help, contact Caroline Helget, Deanery President,, 402-202-0406.

Silent Directed Retreats

Creighton University Retreat Center is offering 3-day silent directed retreats. 2024 dates: Mar 21-24, May 2-5, July 14-17. Cost: $375. Click HERE to register.

Confirmation Retreat

Confirmed for Mission for confirmands & at least 1 parent (Sponsors welcome) on Mar 23rd at Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 10am-4pm. $20/person (lunch provided). Details or to register visit or contact or call 402-473-0631.

Pius X Passport to Adventure Club

Pius X Passport to Adventure Club is organizing a WWII Experience of Europe June 3-17th. We will be in Normandy during the 80th Anniversary of D-Day! Itinerary includes: France (Normandy, Mont St. Michel, Pilgrimage to Lisieux); Bastogne, Belgium (Battle of the Bulge); Amsterdam (Anne Frank House); Germany (Cologne, Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden); Czechia (Prague); Poland (Krakow, Auschwitz, Zakopane). Contact for details!

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Fr. Chris Eckrich is leading a trip to the Holy Lands from Feb 22-March 4, 2024. To see the full itinerary click HERE; to request a brochure call 402-435-8888, or for more information, call Barb Wallingford at 402-430-5811.

Planned Parenthood Rosary & Mass

Every Tuesday 9:30—10:30am at 5632 S. 48th Street, Lincoln. Pray for an end to abortion with fellow Catholics every Monday. Rosary: 9:30am outside Planned Parenthood. Mass: 10am at the Right to Life Center, across the street.

Our Lady of Good Counsel Retreats 

The schedule of retreats for Fall 2022 has been released and is available on the Retreat center’s website HERERemember that for St. Teresa parishioners, Men’s Club or Altar Society will pay for half of a standard retreat per year!


St. T | Weekly Calendar: March 10-17

Sun 3.10

7-8pm: Lenten Series (KH)

1-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Mon 3.11


7-8:30pm: RCIA (KH)

6-7pm: Pre-K & K Parent Mtg (Sch)

9am-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Tue 3.12

6-8pm: Scouts (KH)

9am-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Wed 3.13

3:20-4:30pm: Youth Altar Society (KH)

7:30pm: Men’s Club Rosary (CH)

8pm: Men’s Club Meeting (MR)

9am-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Thu 3.14

7:30pm: Choir Practice (CH)

9am-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Fri 3.15

2:45pm: Stations of the Cross (CH)

4-9pm: STAGE (KH)

7pm: Stations of the Cross (CH)

9am-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Sat 3.16

7am: Finance Council Meeting (MR)

9am-1pm: STAGE (KH)

9am: Legion of Mary (MR)

9am-4pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Sun 3.17

1pm: Baptism (CH)

2-8pm: STAGE (KH)

1-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition


Mass Schedule: March 9-17

+ = repose of the soul of

Pro Populo = for the people

The Pink Sisters’ Chapel, 1040 S. Cotner Blvd: open 7am-8pm. The 7am Masses listed (7am PS), said at the Chapel, are open to the public. (The Sunday Masses are private).






+ Dennis Coulter




Pro Populo


+ BJ John Aman


+ Lewis, Rose, and Patrick Schafers

Mon 3.11



+ Gerald E Svoboda

7am PS

+ Lindsay Giannobile


+ Bill Klabenes




Zach Gregg

7am PS

+ George and Mary Schreiner


Thomas Schafers




+ Doug Beals

7am PS

+ Armando Muyot


+ Joe Palensky




Will and Jackie Varicak Family

7am PS

Clyne Family Grandchildren


+ Stephen Kuzma Sr




+ Doug Beals

7am PS

Grace Magdalene Bryant


+ Elizabeth Sposato



7am PS

+ Jimmy Howard Polk


+ Martha Kuzma


Grace Volkmer




Jackson Family


+ BJ John Aman


Pro Populo